Elizabeth Grunewald

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How Coral Researchers Are Coping With the Death of Reefs

The drumbeat of devastating news can take its toll on the mental health of people who have devoted their lives to coral.<p>When she was in high school, Madhavi Colton was known as Miss Enthusiasm. “I’ve always been a die-hard optimist,” she says. “I tend to be perky. In my family, I was always the one …

Mental Health

America's Social Democratic Future

Since March 2010, when U.S. President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, the ACA has been at the center of American politics. Tea …

The Role of the UN General Assembly

The seventy-second session of the UN General Assembly will be dominated by debates over nuclear disarmament, African development, and the rights of …

Explainers | Council on Foreign Relations

NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)<p>The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)<p>NATO is girding up for what some believe is a new Cold War with …

Wealth: America's other racial divide

Amid spiking racial tensions, CNNMoney uncovers one of the major divisions between blacks and whites in America: wealth.​

Whites have 12 times the wealth of blacks

The numbers say it all.<p>The typical white family had accumulated more than $134,200 in wealth in 2013, while black families scraped together a little more than $11,000 and Hispanic families $13,700, according to a new Urban Institute report.<p>It's yet another example of how financial inequality is …

Why the Voting Gap Matters

Over the last half-century, affluent Americans have turned out to vote at significantly higher rates than lower-income Americans. On the surface, …

Richer and Poorer

Accounting for inequality.<p>For about a century, economic inequality has been measured on a scale, from zero to one, known as the Gini index and named after an Italian statistician, Corrado Gini, who devised it in 1912, when he was twenty-eight and the chair of statistics at the University of …

Income Inequality

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A new report released today “Pulling Apart: A State-by-State Analysis of Income Trends,” by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) and the …

Income Inequality in the US (1/3)

Given their role of « pioneer » in the growth of inequalities, we will discuss in detail the situation of the United States. And for this, begin by …

Income Inequality Is Not a Myth

<i>A new study from the Congressional Budget Office tells us what we all (should) already know: income inequality is real and the causes are terrifyingly inextricable</i>.<p>I<i>ncome inequality is a myth</i>.<p>That was the takeaway from five economic studies collected by James Pethokoukis that found income gains …

Kanye West: In His Own Words - PAPER

I know people want to talk about the American Dream, but my dream is a world dream. It's a world in which everyone's main goal would be to help each other. The first thing I told my team on New Year's Day was, "You know, people say bad news travels fast, but this year let's make good news travel …

5 Years After BP Oil Spill, Effects Linger And Recovery Is Slow

Five years ago, BP's out-of-control oil well deep in the Gulf of Mexico exploded. Eleven workers were killed on the Deepwater Horizon rig. But it was more than a deadly accident — the blast unleashed the nation's worst offshore environmental catastrophe.<p>In the spring and summer of 2010, oil gushed …

A Ninja Turtle Was Just Killed in the Comics!

Rivals and accomplices

WHEN Graham Beal, the director of the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), realised about a decade ago what a turning point an 11-month visit by Diego …

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Can we achieve gender equality by 2030?

In 1995, 47,000 people streamed into Beijing for the Fourth World Conference on Women. They had a single purpose in mind: gender equality and the …